Monday November 12, 1956: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 11/12/1956, UK date format: 12/11/1956

November 12th, 1956 was the 317th day of the year 1956 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Scorpio. The day of the week was Monday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Stefano Parisi and Rhonda Shear.

The number one song in US was The Green Door by Jim Lowe. A Woman In Love by Frankie Laine was #1 song in the UK.

Odongo, directed by John Gilling, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1956 while A Certain Smile by Francoise Sagan was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Hit Parade.

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Anthony Eden (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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November 12, 1956 Events

What happened on November 12, 1956?

Historical Events

  • Largest observed iceberg, 208 by 60 miles, first sighted.
  • Morocco, Sudan and Tunisia join the United Nations.

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What happened on November 12 in history? Find out the list of November 12th major events

What was 1956 famous for? Discover everything about 1956


November 12, 1956 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on November 12, 1956?

Other November 12th famous birthdays

  • Grace Kelly

    American actress and Princely consort from Monaco (d. 1982).

  • Ryan Gosling

    Canadian actor, director and writer.

  • American ritual cult leader of 5' 2" inches, a psychopath with a group of drug-numbed supporters.

  • Anne Hathaway

    American actress, who starred in dramatic films like Brokeback Mountain and Havoc in 2005.

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How old am I?

If November 12, 1956 is your birthday you are 66 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on November 12.

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November 12, 1956 Famous Deaths

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November 12, 1956 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Scorpio personality

Who should a Scorpio marry?

Babies born in November are either Scorpio or Sagittarius. People born before November 21st are Scorpio, while people born from November 22nd have the sign of Sagittarius

Personality of November born

Chinese Zodiac

Monkey chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Monkey

Element: Fire

Monkey personality

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November 12, 1956 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was November 12, 1956?

The day of the week was Monday.

November 12th marks the 316th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 1956.

There are 49 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


November 12, 1956 Holidays and Observances

What is special on November 12, 1956?


  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
  • Bahá'f Faith: Holy Day, Bahá'u'lláh
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Music charts

What was the number one song on November 12, 1956? Which were the top hits on November 12, 1956?
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Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. - The Green Door
  2. - Blueberry Hill

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - A Woman In Love
  2. - Just Walkin' In The Rain
  3. - Hound Dog
  4. - More
  5. - My Prayer

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Release year: 1956

Directed by: John Gilling

Starring: Rhonda Fleming, Macdonald Carey, Juma, Eleanor Summerfield

A Man Escaped

A Man Escaped

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Robert Bresson

Starring: François Leterrier, Charles Le Clainche, Maurice Beerblock, Roland Monod

Country: United States of America

Love Me Tender

Love Me Tender

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Robert D. Webb

Starring: Richard Egan, Debra Paget, Elvis Presley, Robert Middleton

Country: United States of America

The Mountain

The Mountain

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner, Claire Trevor, William Demarest

Gun the Man Down

Gun the Man Down

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: James Arness, Angie Dickinson, Emile Meyer, Robert J. Wilke

TV Series

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Hit Parade

Hit Parade

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Joe Casey

Wedding Day

Wedding Day

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Andre Gordon

Give Us This Day

Give Us This Day

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Adam Stern



Release year: 1956

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Alastair Reid

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A Certain Smile by Francoise Sagan

A Certain Smile


Francoise Sagan is most well-known for Bonjour Tristesse, her first novel. She published it in 1953 at age eighteen.

Men To Match My Mountains by Irving Stone

Men To Match My Mountains


This collection contains stories that give insight into the diverse personalities of the settlers who helped to tame America’s Far West.

Autumn Across America by Edwin Way Teale

Autumn Across America


This is the story of a roving, 20,000-mile pilgrimage that took place from Cape Cod to California. It was during the most vibrant season of the year.

The Nun'S Story by Kathryn Hulme

The Nun'S Story


The story of the nun

Three Saints And A Sinner by Louise Hall Tharp

Three Saints And A Sinner


Little, Brown 1956, 1st., Very Good., Text Clean. No dust jacket. Private bookplate. Light wear. 406 pages. First edition. [Biography, Julia Ward Howe, Louisa Ward, Samuel Ward, Annie Ward] Out-of-print and

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November 12, 1956 Lunar and Planetary phase

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